Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg arrives at the district attorney’s office as he investigates the $130,000 paid to Stormy Daniels in the final week of former President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign. He married his current wife Melania on March 24, 2023 in New York City, USA.
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Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg Ex-president threatened to assassinate hours later with letter containing gunpowder donald trump warned Friday of ‘potential death and destruction’ if he is indicted by grand jury and Criminal case led by Bragg.
“Alvin: I’m Gonna Kill You!!!!!!!!!!!!!” was a typewritten note on an envelope addressed to Bragg, a WNBC law enforcement source said. reported by citing
A letter containing an Orlando, Florida postmark on Tuesday was found in the DA’s mailroom in a building in lower Manhattan after being received at 11:40 a.m. ET on Friday. It turned out to be harmless, New York police told CNBC.
A DA spokesperson said, “The DA notified the office that it was immediately contained and that the NYPD Emergency Services Unit and the New York City Department of Environmental Protection determined that it was free of hazardous materials.”
NYPD investigators and the FBI, which has offices nearby, were at the scene investigating the letter.
Bragg’s threats are one of hundreds in recent weeks as the DA’s office nears the end of the Trump investigation, a senior New York law enforcement official told WNBC.
According to officials, although their veracity varies, dozens of these threats were believed to be serious threats to direct harm to Bragg.
Security officials are closely monitoring and investigating threats, law enforcement officials added.
Bragg is investigating Trump’s then-attorney and fixer Michael Cohen paying hush money to porn star Stormy Daniels just before the 2016 presidential election.
On Friday afternoon, Bragg wrote in an email to staff across the office, as reported by NBC News, along with “press attention and security around our office.” ‘ he wrote.
Bragg also thanked the staff for their “strength and professionalism during this time.”
“We will continue to apply the law fairly and fairly,” he wrote.
A grand jury, which had heard testimony in the Trump investigation, had Friday off.
Mr Trump predicted last weekend that he would be arrested on Tuesday in an investigation into Mr Bragg, but that didn’t happen.
On Thursday, Trump lashed out at Bragg in a social media post, calling him a George “Soros-backed animal.”
Shortly after 1 a.m. Friday, Trump suggested that Bragg was “a corrupt psychopath who really hates America,” denouncing the investigation and warning of possible violence if indicted.
“What kind of person can accuse another person, in this case, a former president who has won more votes than any incumbent president in history and is the frontrunner for the Republican nomination. When everyone knows nothing has been done and that the potential death and destruction from such false accusations could be devastating to our country?” Trump wrote. rice field.
Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, said she would dance in the streets if Trump was indicted.
She accepted a $130,000 hush payment from Cohen to silence her about a one-off sexual attempt with Trump. He denies having sex with the pornographic film actor. .
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